The Swirl and Swing of Words

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Calligraphy together with a little emotion, concentration, tradition and skills equal the art of handwriting.

Writing names on rice

Even if it’s closed in a a keychain or inside a medallion, you can have your name written on a small piece of rice at such a small dimension that you can hardly see it with your bare eyes. Pictures taken at Dubai Shopping Festival, UAE

Persian traditional handwriting on wood

Copyright © Quaz der Koenig

Persian letters giving birth in a harmonious and skillful manner to words and art at the same.  Hamedan province, Iran.

Writing poems with water

Copyright © Gregory Puchalski

No need of paper or ink to write a beautiful poem. Getting everyone’s attention, Chinese artists write ephemeral thoughts with water on the sidewalk, mesmerizing words that fastly die to free the space for new ones.

Copyright © Ricky Hau

Copyright © Peter Lee

Irina Alexandra is a young entrepreneur and architect, with a passion for miracles and weirdness of life.

She has been writing articles on Weirdomatic for the last 7 years in a search for all the amazing things we tend to ignore.

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10 Responses to “The Swirl and Swing of Words”

  1. Good.thanks

  2. I’m glad to see you have good taste in lettering… 🙂

    I’m being sly; I do like the post but also, I am the author of the font in your logo. I got here via VSL and had the pleasure of exclaiming, “Hey! That’s my font!”

    Great blog! Cheers!

  3. Iam not sure if is a waste of time or is just fun writing words with water that will vanish faster.

  4. It’s a way to entertain tourists. 😉

  5. awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! totaly cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  6. T^T i wanna beh part of diss site…ish…weird…like underwear..AND ME D:

    ps.MY underwear has a picture of a hobo eating nachos on it~~ i put it there cuz i was bored

    wuv~ hobolicious

  7. The guy in the beginning is NUTS, who in their wildest dreams thought of writing on rice for a living? :/

  8. my God, i thought you were going to chip in with some decisive insght at the end there, not leave it with ?we leave it to you to decide?.

  9. if the right words are written they remain in your mind not on the ground. beautiful.

  10. thts called art..!! a crazy thought but wrth praise!!!

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